Doug McCurry

"Doug McCurry & The Verticals" to be released on February 3, 2015


“Doug McCurry & The Verticals” introduces The Verticals, long-time friends William Earl (Big Brick Building) on drums and Greg Gilbert (Swivel) on bass.  All 10 songs are originals penned by McCurry, with the exception of “Knocked Me Down” which was co-written with Gilbert.

Several guest artists assisted in the project including The Midwood Horns (Marcus Harmon on saxophone, Phil Howe on trumpet), Lisa Spring on violin, Toni Naples on accordion, and Donna Duncan on vocals.


New Music!


New music will be coming in 2014!  Stay tuned for more information in the coming weeks!


Interview in Indie Music Digest


Talking about the new CD, writing, performing, & stuff....


Videos, etc.


Check out the video links and other cool stuff at


"Along The River" Featured on CMJ Mixtape!


"Along The River", from my upcoming CD, is featured on the May CMJ Mixtape, a compilation of artists with new music due out this month. It's a FREE download when you 'like' CMJ on Facebook. Check it out!


New Release “Romance Like It Was” Due Out May 22nd


The new Doug McCurry CD will be released on May 22, 2012, entitled “Romance Like It Was”.  The album is the first since 2010’s “Seven Songs About Leaving”, and like its predecessor will be released on the artist’s own 5-16 Records label.  All 12 songs were self-penned by Doug.

“Romance Like It Was” blends a number of musical genres and time periods to offer an eclectic mix of songs, ranging from the R&B influenced “Wanda” and “Cleveland Park”, to rock ballads “Along The River” and “Christina”.  The full track listing will be shared here in the coming weeks prior to the release.

Several guest artists assisted in the project including violinist Lisa Spring, saxophonist Brent Bagwell (Great Architect), Chris Johnson (Hardcore Lounge) on trumpet and keyboards, former band mates William Earl (Big Brick Building) on drums and Greg Gilbert (Swivel) on bass.


New Album in 2012!


Look for a new full-length album to be released in Spring/Summer 2012 -- more details coming early next year!


More "Wake Up"


More stations have been giving "Wake Up Call" a spin, including KQVM (Los Angeles), WCSB (Cleveland), and WVUM (Miami).  Thanks everyone for your support!


"Wake Up Call" on Oasis Compilation


"Wake Up Call" appears on the new Oasis Alternative Sampler X No. 8 CD and has been distributed to 400 independent radio across the U.S.  Fittingly, it's track number SEVEN!



Lucky #13 - Blurt Magazing Best Kept Secret + Interview!


Blurt Magazine recently featured Doug McCurry as a "Best Kept Secret", has posted an interview on 'Blurt Online'.  Check it out at



"Wake Up Call" Radio Single Released


"Wake Up Call" has been released as a radio single to select independent & college radio stations in the U.S., and also appears on the new Oasis Alternative Sampler CD Vol. X No. 8.


"Mama Said No. 2" Video

More Radio Airplay


Picking up airplay momentum!  Thank you KVFX (Salt Lake / Ogden), KWVA (University of Oregon), WQSR (Baltimore), and everyone else giving the new CD a listen!


First Week Radio Airplay


Great response so far from a number of radio stations who added 'Mama Said No. 2' to their playlists during the first week of release.  A special thanks to KVBE (Las Vegas NV), KUNM (Albuquerque NM), KGNU (Boulder CO),  KXSE (Sacramento CA), WTCC (Springfield MA), and GryphonHeart on Live365.  Thanks everyone for your support!!


"Seven Songs About Leaving" Released Today


"Seven Songs About Leaving" is now on sale at a number of retail outlets, including Amazon, iTunes, and CDBaby.  Click on the BUY tab to purchase online!


New CD now available for pre-order at Amazon!


"Seven Songs About Leaving" is now available for pre-order at Amazon.